Medieval Glossary


A metal fitting that protects the point of the scabbard and the sword blade. The chape was riveted to the bottom of the scabbard.

Related term(s): Scabbard; Lockets; Sheath; Hilt; Pommel; Quillon
Category: Buildings, Goods, and Materials
Added: 06.07.05
Source information: Wise, Terrence. Medieval Warfare. New York: Hastings House Publishers, Inc., 1976. 73.


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